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  • Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 18 men to prison terms of 10 months to 25 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets between 2003-06, state media reported late on Wednesday. The men...
  • China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China put on trial five members of a banned religious group on Thursday for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death at a McDonald's after police say she refused to give them her telephone number when the group apparently tried to...
  • Fla. universities must do better on rape: Editorial

    Fla. universities must do better on rape: Editorial
    Florida universities have a shameful record of failure in obtaining convictions for rapes reported to campus police. Of the 55 rape accusations at the state's public universities in the past two years, only seven ended in arrests. And of those cases,...
  • Term limits amendment — and citizens — lose

    Term limits amendment — and citizens — lose
    People of Illinois, an appellate court has spoken: Your constitution is stacked against you. A measure to limit the terms of state lawmakers does not meet the narrow criteria for citizen-driven amendments, the 1st District Appellate Court ruled...
  • Supporters of closing Santa Monica Airport lose round in court

    Supporters of closing Santa Monica Airport lose round in court
    In a setback for opponents of Santa Monica Airport, a Los Angeles judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged a November ballot measure to protect the facility from closure. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin threw out the case...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage

    McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife. McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
  • State high court declines to hear Palmdale voting rights appeal

    State high court declines to hear Palmdale voting rights appeal
     The California Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to take up the city of Palmdale's appeals in a voting rights lawsuit it lost last year. The high court's decision is the latest in a series of legal setbacks the city has faced since a Superior Court...
  • $75,000 fine for poker chip theft is illegal, Pa. high court rules

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has found that a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a poker dealer convicted of stealing $200 from a Pittsburgh casino is unconstitutional. "The fine at issue here — both in an absolute sense and in a comparative sense...
  • Two students charged in alleged mass school shooting plot

    Two students charged in alleged mass school shooting plot
    Two South Pasadena teens were charged today with plotting to kill "as many people as possible" in a mass school shooting. The boys, who are 16 and 17, each face one count of making criminal threats, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney&...
  • Defendant called 4 slayings 'just kills,' charging papers say

    SEATTLE A man already charged with two homicides in Seattle and a third in New Jersey was charged Wednesday with an additional count of aggravated first-degree murder in the April drive-by slaying of a Skyway, Wash., man. That makes a total of four...